2017 International contest-festival of folk and folklore art "Malachite Box"
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2017 International contest-festival of folk and folklore art "Malachite Box"



International contest-festival of folk and folklore art
"Malachite Box" (creative people of the world)

St. Petersburg, November 10-13, 2017.


Deadline: Applications to be submitted by e-mail until 20 october 2017.
Entry submissions are free of charge.
If you want to send an application or you have any questions - do not hesitate and send your letters
We will do our best to answer you as soon as possible!
E-mail: spb@vivat-talent.com
Website: www.vivat-talent.com
Organizer’s contact phone numbers :
т/ф +7(963)318-57-02.

Organizers:The international cultural project "Inspiration. Vivat-talent"

Supported by: "Saint-Peterburg foundation for culture and arts"


Schedule of the festival:
10 November – 2p.m. - check in at hotel “Holiday Inn” **** Moscow prospect 97А

+ Various Excursions and tours are available
11 November – Day of the festival:
Pop, choreographic and classic nominations, arts exhibition  - Big hall of a Concert hall «Moscow»

12 November - Free Day, Cultural Program

13 November - check out at hotel at 12pm.

Goals and Objectives of the Festival:
The festival is held in conservation and development of national cultures, the promotion of traditional forms of amateur art, which has deep national roots, improving professional skills of creative teams, initiation to art of the general public irrespective of their ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, musical taste education as an example cultural traditions of different countries.
The festival promotes the strengthening of friendly relations between nations, harmonization of interethnic and international communication, mutual enrichment of cultures.

Nominations of the festival:
• Folklore - solos, ensembles and bands.
• Folk songs - solos, ensembles and bands.
• Dance Art - solos, ensembles and bands - all the genres of folk dance and stylization
• Instrumental works - solos, ensembles and orchestras of folk instruments
(Folk themes in the processing, transcriptions, small and large form on folk themes)
• Theatrical works - rituals, festivals, plays snippets of fairy tales, myths, legends
• Exhibition of Applied Arts, crafts - all genres
• Family - all genres of folk art in a family performance.
• Instrumental art : violin-picollo
Age categories:
1. "Children's category-0 (preparatory)" - up to 7 years
2. 'Children's category-I »8 -9 years old," Children's category-II »10-12 years old;
3. 'Junior category-I »-13-15 years old," junior category-II »16-18 years old;
4. The category of "youth" - 19-25 years
5. "Eldest category" - 26-35 years;
6. "Seniors" - 36 years;
7. 'Mixed category'

Participants of the contest-festival of all nominations may be eligible to contest program with live music or have a (-) sound track to MD, SD. Every recording should be on separate media with the name of the product, the name of the ensemble (artist name), and timing.
Program must meet the age of the performer.
Speaking time to soloists - to 6 minutes, with start and the end(preparations)(1-2 rooms)
For ensembles and groups of any category - up to 10 minutes with the start and the end(preparations) (1-2 rooms)

Participants of the festival in each category are awarded prizes, awarded the title "Laureate» I, II and III level, "Winner» I, II and III level, "Participant" in the presentation of the award diplomas. Perhaps there are special awards: "Most youngest participant, "" Audience Award "etc.
Teachers, managers and accompanists are awarded jury diplomas to prove their professional skills, as well as special awards are possible: "For the best arrangement," "For the preservation of national cultural traditions."


Fees and Charges

Festival Package "Holiday Inn"**** (Moscow prospect 97А)- 10200 Rub/150euro/person

Visa support 

3 nights stay at hotel "St Petersburg"*** , (BB, including breakfast) 

Festival-contest registration fee


These can be provided additionally full programm of transfers and excursions:
1 day Excursion + Shuttle package from hotel: 1300 rub/19 euro/person.
Transfers ( railway station/airport – hotel - railway station/airport )
Additional days in hotel (BB, including breakfast)- 2750 rub/38 euro/person.